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    Summary

    As an IT Specialist, you'll serve as an Information Technology (IT) Specialist, within the Office of Network Services Programs, and report directly the director or manager of telecommunications.

    The position is located in The General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service, Information Technology Category (ITC), Office of Telecommunications Services.

    GSA's Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) provides access to private sector IT & telecommunications solutions for federal, state & local government agencies. ITC works with federal agencies, OMB, & industry to create common solutions for IT services, hardware, software, telecommunications, cyber security, & identity management. 98% of federal agencies use ITC solutions. ITC works with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy & the Office of the Federal Chief Information Office to develop & implement acquisition and technology initiatives such as strategic sourcing, category management, cloud, cyber, enterprise licensing agreements for software, desktop configurations & data center optimization. ITC plays a unique role in supporting agencies with acquisition & technical expertise to make better buying decisions, reduce duplication & improve mission results. See www.gsa.gov/its for information on ITC programs & contracts.

    The duty station for this position may be located in Washington, DC, Anchorage, AK, Atlanta, GA, Auburn, WA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Ft. Worth, TX, Kansas City, MO, Lakewood, CO, Manchester, NH, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, San Antonio, TX, or San Francisco, CA.

    GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.

    You will have access to many benefits including:

    • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
    • Life insurance coverage with several options
    • Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
    • Flexible work schedules and telework
    • Transit and child care subsidies
    • Training and development
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Long-term care insurance
    • Training and development
    We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

    If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement # 1800107CFMP. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.

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    Responsibilities

    Duty Station: may be located in Washington, DC, Anchorage, AK, Atlanta, GA, Auburn, WA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Ft. Worth, TX, Kansas City, MO, Lakewood, CO, Manchester, NH, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, San Antonio, TX, or San Francisco, CA.

    Major Duties:

    Maintains expert knowledge of current IT and telecommunications technology and of associated emerging technologies and their applicability to customers. These current and emerging technologies include but are not limited to : optical transport networks, software-defined networks, wireless, mobility, satellite, Ethernet, unified communications, IP/enterprise network infrastructures, and cloud based-services.

    Monitors technological changes and developments associated with these technologies.

    Initiates actions to develop new programs and contracts and updates existing programs and contracts to ensure the most current technologies and services are being made available to customers.

    Identifies emerging telecommunications and information technology applications with industry and coordinates with GSA acquisition organizations to ensure that the NSP business portfolio is properly enabled to provide and accommodate state-of-the-art technologies.

    Analyzes existing technology and performs product and services research to ascertain what near-future technology can be developed to address customers' projected service requirements.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Will be required to travel occasionally on official business. (less than 10 days of travel per year)

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens and Nationals

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481567600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.